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TABLE 3 Births and Abortion Cases Treated in Chilean Hospitals and Clinics, 1937-1964
			Birth Rate	Abortion Ratio per
	Live		per 1,000	1,000
Year	Births	Abortions	Population	Live Births
1935				
1936				
1937	153,354	12,963	32.9a	84
1938	154,927	13,982		90
1939	163,589	14,730		90
1940	166,593	16,254	33.4	97
1941	165,004	18,265	32.6	110
1942	170,222	19,242	33.1	113
1943	172,095	20,009	33.1	116
1944	174,864	19,449	33.2	111
1945	178,292	21,581	33.3	121
1946	175,686	23,619	32.4	134
1947	186,784	24,535	33.8	131
1948	189,236	26,448	33.7	139
1949	189,719	28,514	33.2	150
1950	188,323	29,512	32.4	156
1951	191,332	30,571	32.4	159
1952	195,470	32,862	33.6	165
1953	211,808	33,862	34.6	159
1954	209,920	35,748	33.6b	170
1955	225,352	39,340	35.0b	174
1956	237,268	41,829	36.0	170
1957	262,746	44,945	36.9	171
1958	262,759	49,041	36.0	186
1959	249,799	49,448	35.8	198
1960	256,674	57,368	34.9b	223
1961	269,263	55,435	34.0	206
1962	274,440	53,516	34.4b	195
1963	277,144	55,873	33.7	202
1964	275,323	56,391	32.8	204
aRatefor 1935-39.				
^Provisional				
Sources: (9, 26, 27).
for the whole country and over 50 for the lower socioeconomic groups seems sound (28).
Korea
According to a recent government study (29), the percentage of Korean women experiencing induced abortion rose from 7 to 14 percent between summarized in Table 4, Part 8(21-24).